I bet Maria Gimena is one of the happiest people on earth right now. She is the new Torrid Model Search Winner. Maria Gimena a 20 something Uruguayan-born Jersey Girl (WOOT WOOT) is the winner of Torrid‘s 2nd annual nationwide model search. After a 4 city tour and thousands of online submissions, the Torrid team had the amazing task of narrowing down the final four. From there, there was an exciting twist. Instead of the four finalists going before a panel of Torrid judges, Torrid allowed fans of the brand to pick the new winner. Oh! the power of social media.